Pankaj Naik co-heads the Digital and Technology vertical for Avendus Group’s investment banking business and is based in Mumbai. He is a seasoned investment banker with 21 years of experience in M&A advisory, private placements, leveraged finance and capital markets. While he has a deep understanding of the technology, consumer internet and media sectors, he is also well-versed with IT services, infrastructure, and other diversified industries.
Prior to joining Avendus, Pankaj worked with JP Morgan’s investment banking team for over 11 years, where he led several marquee transactions amounting to over USD 10 billion across various industries. Before JP Morgan, he worked with DSP Merrill Lynch’s investment banking team for 4 years.
Pankaj holds an MBA degree from IIM, Calcutta and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Government College of Engineering, Pune. He is a regular speaker at leading industry events focused on internet technology.